Superman is back…in a big way.
Warner Bros.' Man of Steel dominated the box office this weekend, raking in a whopping $113.1 million, scoring the highest opening ever for a film opening in June, according to USA Today.
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The action flick was nearly on target with the predictions of analysts, who estimated that it would hit at least $100 million, but could go as high as $115 million-$125 million.
Meanwhile, This is the End debuted with a much lower weekend box office gross than Man of Steel with $20.5 million, followed by Now You See Me with $10.3 million.
Fast & Furious 6 and The Purge rounded out the top five, with $9.4 million and $8.2 million, respectively.
Here's a complete look at the weekend's top movies, per Friday-Sunday studio estimates and stats as compiled per Box Office Mojo:
1. Man of Steel, $113.1 million
2. This is the End, $20.5 million
3. Now You See Me, $10.3 million
4. Fast & Furious 6, $9.4 million
5. The Purge, $8.2 million
6. The Internship, $7 million
7. Epic, $6 million
8. Star Trek Into Darkness, $5.7 million
9. After Earth $3.8 million
10 Iron Man 3, $2.9 million